AQI worsens in Delhi, Noida is in very poor category

AQI worsens in Delhi, Noida is in very poor category

On Wednesday morning the Delhi Air Quality that improved to the lower end of the poor category saw an increase in pollutants. While the increase in air pollution has been marginal, it is likely to accelerate over the next 24 hours.

The overall air quality index in Delhi stood at 269 at 8:30 am which is at the higher end of the poor category. It is significant increase from Delhi’s overall AQI of 218 at the same time on Tuesday.

Delhi University North Campus area, however, remained in the 'very poor' category with AQI of 301. The air quality at Ayanagar was much better with 193, which is in the 'moderate' category. Lodhi Road showed an AQI of 283, which is at the higher end of the 'poor' spectrum.

The AQI in Gurugram was recorded at 247, which is at the lower end of the 'poor' category. In Noida, the AQI was recorded at 333, which is in the 'very poor' category.

According to Skymet Weather, the air quality in Delhi NCR is likely to turn for the worse in the next two days. According to the experts, the western disturbance on the western side of the Himalayas is going to impact the flow of air in the Delhi-NCR region.